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Woman chases alleged video voyeur at Florida Target

Jeffrey Polizzi has previous charges of video voyeurism

YULEE, Fla. – Jeffrey Polizzi is accused of approaching a woman in a Yulee Target and asking her inappropriate and indecent questions.

Candice Spivey took video that's gone viral. In the video you can see Spivey chasing the man out of the store. She said the reason she pulled her phone out is because he's done it to her before, and now dozens of other women are telling police it's happened to them too.

Polizzi was previously arrested in 2009 for video voyeurism. The Florida Times-Union wrote Polizzi was caught hiding a camera in his shoe, putting it under dressing room doors and recording women changing.

The article quotes the assistant chief of police in Neptune Beach saying they found three videos of females at the Aqua East surf shop recorded March 9, 2009. There were videos of other victims shot in other beaches areas, where he was filming up women's skirts. The article said he was arrested after he ran from police.

What Polizzi allegedly did in Target, according to the Nassau County Sheriff's Office, is not illegal, but it is disturbing, which is why police are asking women to come forward.

The video has been viewed more than 1.5 million times on Facebook, and more than 24,000 people have shared it.

"He said, 'Get away from me,' or 'Stop, leave me alone' or something," Spivey said. "And that's when I just wanted to say, 'No, you need to leave everyone else alone!"

Spivey is no stranger to Polizzi. She said they had mettwo years ago at a Publix. She said that time he had two young boys with him.

"At first he is very believable," Spivey said. "At first he comes up and seems like he genuinely needs your help in regards of answering questions about a dress he bought for his wife."

But she said the conversation quickly gets awkward when he starts asking indecent questions about undergarments. She said he also asked her about her body, which is why when he approached her at Target she knew who he was before he even opened his mouth.

"He realized he had messed up, and that's when he turned around and took off running," Spivey said. "I chased him, because I wanted to get information on who he was. I wanted the public to be aware of him. I wanted his tag number or a name, just some kind of something on him so people could be aware of this guy that's out here."

But people on Facebook seem to now be well aware.

Even the Nassau County Sheriff's Office posted, "Omg, so many! Y'all please contact Det. Kelley, we want to keep a record. We appreciate it if you do"

"Protect yourself and use your best judgment," Spivey said. "You know what's wrong and what's right and when lines are being crossed. Don't let anybody take advantage of you either."

According to the Nassau County Sheriffs Office, Polizzi took off in his car and ran from police. They said he was later arrested and charged with driving recklessly.